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Standards for Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport (Scotland)

Topics: Safeguarding standards Athlete wellbeing Type: Tools

The Scottish Standards for Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport supports organisations to create a culture of safeguarding and protecting children. 

Parental involvement in sport – scenarios

Topics: Parents in sport Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Tools

These parental behaviour scenarios can be used or adapted by clubs or sports organisations to help coaches and staff understand how they can tackle challenging parental involvement. 

Promoting positive parental involvement – PowerPoint template

Topics: Parents in sport Trips, events and travel Community and school sports Type: Tools

A presentation template (in PowerPoint format) that you can show to parents to let them know how they can get positively involved in their child's sport. 

Parents in sport – leaflet for coaches

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Publications

This leaflet can be used by clubs to inform coaches how to work with parents more effectively. 

Young athletes' perceptions on promoting positive parental behaviour in sport

Topics: Parents in sport Research Type: Research

In order to address a gap in the research into promoting positive parental behaviours in youth sport, Brunel University has interviewed a group of young athletes about their perceptions of the subject.

Over protective parents

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet provides guidance outlines how sports can work in partnership with disabled athlete’s parents and carers.

5 questions to ask your child's sports club

Topics: Parents in sport Safeguarding standards Type: Publications

This poster has been designed to encourage parents to ask the right questions when choosing a club for their child. 

5 top tips for working with parents

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Publications

This A4 poster has been designed to reach out to coaches and clubs with top tips on how to get started when it comes to involving parents in sport. 

What to look for in a sports club – a charter for parents

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Publications

Parents can use this leaflet to help choose the right club or activity for their child. It lists the safeguards that sports bodies should have in place to keep children safe.

Eating disorders and disordered eating in sport

Topics: Mental health and wellbeing Athlete wellbeing Type: Webinars

A recorded webinar on eating disorders and disordered eating in young people in sport. It looks at ways of identifying and managing potential eating problems.